Live Acoustic Music Near Ann Arbor, Michigan

If you've never experienced hearing talented musicians perform in a small, intimate environment, you are in for a treat.

House concerts are a growing trend across the country, where people invite friends and neighbors into their homes for an up-close concert experience. And there are many house concerts being held in and around the Ann Arbor area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Several churches and non-profit community groups around Ann Arbor host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together. Local libraries also host free concerts that are open to the general public.

In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in many listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in Ann Arbor. Restaurants and cafes around town sometimes also host nationally touring musicians.

Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

Nov 11, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Nov 13, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Nov 13, 2019
Playing at Otus Supply (Listening Room)
Nov 14, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Nov 15, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Nov 16, 2019
Playing at Mash (Bar/Nightclub)
Vial hopes the music will inspire us to do more for those in need. After one listen to his music, the world will be definitely bigger, and brighter.
Nov 16, 2019
Playing at MAMA's Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Nov 18, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Nov 20, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Nov 20, 2019
Playing at Ten Pound Fiddle (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Nov 21, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Nov 22, 2019
Playing at Green Wood Coffee House Series (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Nov 22, 2019
Playing at Zou Zou's Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nov 22, 2019
Playing at 20 Front Street (Listening Room)
Nov 23, 2019
Playing at Trinity House Theatre (Listening Room)
Nov 23, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Nov 23, 2019
Playing at Lone Oak Vineyard Estate (Vineyard/Brewery)
Nov 24, 2019
Playing at Over Yonder Concert House (House Concert)
The Rough & Tumble is a thrift store Americana two person, two dogged, multi instrumental duo who live in a 16' camper around the country. Math isn't their strong suit, but the music is pretty good.
Nov 24, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Nov 29, 2019
Playing at Crazy Wisdom Tea Room (Listening Room)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Ann Arbor, MI

House Concerts

Caileigh House Concerts (Ann Arbor)
Teutone Music (Ann Arbor)
Canterbury House (Ann Arbor)
Sunset Sounds (Ann Arbor)
Garfield House Concerts (Northville)
Manchester Underground (Manchester)
Maplewood Concert Series (Livonia)
Over Yonder Concert House (Toledo)
Lakehouse Music (East Lansing)

Listening Rooms

Crazy Wisdom Tea Room (Ann Arbor)
Kerrytown Concert House (Ann Arbor)
Johnny's Speakeasy (Ann Arbor)
The Black Crystal Cafe (Ann Arbor)
Ziggy's (Ypsilanti)
Acoustic Routes Concerts (Saline)
On the Tracks Songwriter Showcase (Chelsea)
Trinity House Theatre (Redford)
Otus Supply (Ferndale)
MusicTown Detroit (Detroit)
Live! From The Living Room (Orion Township)
20 Front Street (Lake Orion)
Pump House Concerts (East Lansing)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Green Wood Coffee House Series (Ann Arbor)
MAMA's Coffeehouse (Bloomfield Hills)
Ten Pound Fiddle (East Lansing)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Cultivate Coffee and Tap House (Ypsilanti)
Zou Zou's Cafe (Chelsea)
Brighton Coffeehouse & Theater (Brighton)
Brighton Bar and Grill (Brighton)
The Loving Touch (Ferndale)
Cadieux Cafe (Detroit)
The Village Idiot (Maumee)

Vineyards & Breweries

Ann Arbor Distilling Company (Ann Arbor)
Flying Otter Vineyard & Winery (Adrian)
Lone Oak Vineyard Estate (Grass Lake)

Libraries

Farmington Hills Community Library (Farmington Hills)

Small Theaters

The Ark (Ann Arbor)

Bars & Nightclubs

Mash (Ann Arbor)
The Blind Pig (Ann Arbor)